Trump signs bill undoing Obama coal mining rule

March 01 0 Comments Category: Facebook, Feed

“The bill quashes the Office of Surface Mining’s Stream Protection Rule, a regulation to protect waterways from coal mining waste that officials finalized in December.

“The legislation is the second Trump has signed into law ending an Obama-era environmental regulation. On Tuesday, he signed a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution undoing a financial disclosure requirement for energy companies.”

The stream protection rule was intended to protect waterways from mining waste.

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